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Farm to fiber: Natural fiber industry grows

...Coray-Ludden said. "The harvesting and utilizing of fiber goes back to the traditional Alaska Native arts." Jane Conway, proprietor of Lancashire Farm Fibers who works on Lancashire Farms in Soldotna with Amy Seitz, said the festival will show the "creative...
Pulling Prizes: Local brewery's award is part of a growing recognition for the Peninsula's craft beer

Some things just get better with age. That was proven true for the proprietors of Soldotna's St. Elias Brewery at the Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine festival in Anchorage this month. Brewer Zach Henry's...
Aging like a fine wine

...just the right age to serve. Alaskan Wilderness Wines, based on Shearwater Way in Kodiak, is turning 13 this year and proprietors Steve and Lisa Thomsen couldn't be happier. "Wine, it gets better with age," Steve said. Homemade fruit wine has...
Writer wants golf course to stay open

...great facility for the past 18 years and would feel cheated if the passing of the guard fell into the hands of an unprepared proprietor. I trust that the city of Soldotna can manage their future and mission advantageously by making the most obvious decisions...
Wanna buy a duck?

...We'd tease about getting all the good deals, or ask if they'd seen such and so item anyplace. Or if someone asked the proprietor about something, offer the information where you may have seen it that morning. Garage sales are the barometer of what's...

...abuse." Signed: "XX00. M.A."In other words, there's no time for indecision when you deal with this no-nonsense proprietor. Local customers probably make up 80 percent of Anderson's clientele as they grab a dog for lunch while taking a break...
Young entrepreneur gets proper start at business get some sound advice for a mobile ice cream business and feedback on his marketing plans to boost it. "I'm a sole proprietor," Rohan said of his business called "Ice Cream Rohan." He hopes to take a share of the neighborhood ice cream market...
Hotels hope tourists follow room boom

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A boom in the construction of hotel rooms has some proprietors wondering whether the scant winter business will support all of them. Two new hotels are under construction. Another opened last...
Nikiski presents musical, Hello, Dolly!

...on and is so empowered and that is important for women."Dolly plays matchmaker for widower Horace Vandergelder, a rich proprietor of a Hay and Seed Store from Yonkers, New York. Nikiski senior Richard Vollertsen plays the role of Vandergelder, who he...
Country Foods "Hometown Proud for 30 Years!"

...goods, dairy products, frozen foods, produce, meats and non-food items to our customers which range from small sole proprietor restaurants to international corporations with multiple service locations," he said.Chris Duncan, store manager, has...


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